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Element points to foreign doc & schema

From: Michael Ryan Bannnon <mrbannon@uwaterloo.ca>
Date: Wed, 20 Nov 2002 15:42:50 -0500
Message-ID: <00c401c290d5$648d70a0$1d5c6181@uwaterloo.ca>
To: <xmlschema-dev@w3.org>

Is the following possible?
In my schema, I need an element to be of a type that is defined outside of the current schema.  This should be easy enough be using <import> or <include>.

However, what I really want is for this elemnt to be a pointer (an <XPoinnter>?) to another resource.  Thus, in my schema, I want to be able to define an element such that:

a) it allows for the element to point to an outside resource/instance
b) the schema for this instance is foreign to the current schema that defines this pointner element, but the pointer element forces use of that schema

Is this possible?  


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